Mar 162016
Potato Sterz

Potato Sterz or in German “Kartoffel Sterz” is a dish that comes originally from Austria, and is very popular in Bavaria, especially in lower Bavaria. It is a simple dish that used to be the typical dish of the poor, and it can be made with different ingredients. Instead of potatoes you can use semolina, … read more …

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May 052014
Plum Compote from Austria

Plum compote from Austria is called  “Zwetschgenröster” in Austria. It is the traditional side dish to Kaiserschmarrn which is very popular in Germany especially in the South. In Germany we make compote (Kompott) almost from every fruit. It is delicious with Griessbrei (semolina pudding) or can create a nice dessert: Vanilla pudding with compote. If … read more …

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May 052014
Kaiserschmarrn Tyrol

Kaiserschmarrn Tyrol is from the region Tyrol (Tirol) in Austria and comes from a  “Tiroler Landgasthof” (country inn in Tyrol) and is been made there since generations the same way. It is not a dish for someone who has to count the calories! The Kaiserschmarrn will be the highlight on a Brunch table. Serve it … read more …

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Feb 272014
Spaetzle Tyrolian Style

Spaetzle Tyrolian style is a German specialty from Tyrolia or “Tirol” in German which is actually in Austria. Spaetzle are very popular throughout the South of Germany, Austria and also in the North of Switzerland where they call them “Knoepfli”.  You can make the Spaetzle from scratch or buy them ready made. To make them … read more …

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Jul 252013
Bohemian Poppy Seed Strudel

The Bohemian Poppy seed Strudel or “Striezel” is a German baking specialty  that comes from the Polish and Silesian cuisine but also from the Austrian part when it used to be Germany. If you want a “Striezel” you would braid the dough, if you roll it, it is a Strudel. It is made out of … read more …

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Oct 102012
Palatschinken Recipe and Designer Dirndls by Erika Neumayer

Although Oktoberfest in Munich just came to a close, there are still many Oktoberfest’s happening around the world and more people are deciding to wear the traditional dress to the events as well. However, if you’re looking for a dirndl that is fresh, modern and edgy then look no further than Rare Trachtenwear! Designed and … read more …

Sep 272012
Zwiebelrostbraten - Viennese Roast Beef

Zwiebelrostbraten  is a classic German dish that is served in many regions of Germany, like in Frankonia, Thuringia, Berlin, Hessen, Swabia or Vienna. If you would translate it literally it means “onion-topped roast beef with gravy”. The recipes vary by region. I want to feature today the classic variation: Wiener Zwiebelrostbraten In Austria the dish … read more …